Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Dutch steam merchant Fauna.

Aboard Fauna when hit on 18 May 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
DutchAarnouts, Johannes Franciscus, Merchant Navy22Assistant EngineerFauna
DutchBaardwijk, Gerardus Cornelis van, Merchant Navy45TrimmerFauna +
DutchBeltman, Theodorus Jean Daniel, Merchant Navy55StewardFauna
DutchBierling, Tonnis, Merchant Navy42GunnerFauna
DutchBurki, Damianus F., Merchant Navy26StewardFauna
BritishDickenson, Othniel, Merchant Navy46SailorFauna
DutchDijk-Blok, Herman van, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerFauna
BritishEve, Ben, Merchant Navy49SailorFauna
DutchFrancisca, Marcelli Alexander, Merchant Navy38FiremanFauna
DutchGraaf, Simon de, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanFauna
DutchHeyer, Jacob den, Merchant Navy45MasterFauna
DutchJong, Maarten de, Merchant Navy45Able SeamanFauna
DutchKervezee, Wilhelm Johann, Merchant Navy29GunnerFauna +
DutchNoordveld, Jan, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerFauna
DutchNoort, Willem van, Merchant Navy43FiremanFauna
DutchPlugge, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanFauna
DutchPronk, Klaar, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanFauna
DutchRab, Jan, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerFauna
BritishSannay, Samuel, Merchant Navy24FiremanFauna
DutchSmeth, Matthijs de, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerFauna
DutchSpaans, Pieter, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanFauna
DutchStroomberg, Johannes, Merchant Navy46OilerFauna
DutchSwart, Marinus Theodorus, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerFauna
DutchTuit, Wouter, Merchant Navy57Boatswain (Bosun)Fauna
DutchVreugdenhill, Jan, Merchant Navy36CookFauna
DutchVries, Johan de, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerFauna
DutchVugt, Hendrikus Theodorus van, Merchant Navy36TrimmerFauna
DutchWerken, Johannes Christiaan van de, Merchant Navy50OilerFauna
BritishWhite, John, Merchant Navy42ServantFauna

29 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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